Indian Institute of Technology Ropar is partnering with IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad-incubated Edtech Startup GUVI for new initiatives to drive excellence in e-learning services. The GUVI will collaborate on research to upgrade its placement-oriented career program – ‘ZEN Class’ and Mentorship, by meeting the standards of excellence in e-learning services through IIT Ropar. IIT Ropar will conduct experiments on teaching, learning, and modern pedagogies that lead to effective learning curves among learners.
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GUVI is an IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad incubated EdTech startup that empowers career aspirants for IT and software jobs through self-paced learning tech courses, ZEN class career programs, and other vernacular EdTech services. GUVI, which offers an online platform for students to learn in their mother tongues, offers specialized information technology courses to upskill students and make them ‘job ready’ online.
Aim Behind This Collaboration
This collaboration will strengthen the ideal vision of Ms. Sridevi Arunprakash, Co-founder of GUVI, who endeavored in her professional journey to ensure quality in tech education and upskilling through GUVI. Such thoughtful efforts have led to the upskilling of over 18 lakh learners worldwide through self-paced online courses and more than 2,000 successful job placements in vivid career domains of ZEN Class Career Programs.
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Highlighting the unique aspects of this collaboration, Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Ropar, who played a key role in collaborating with GUVI with his research lab, said, “Our laboratory has been specializing in online education-based technologies and we were on the lookout for the implementation of EdTech ideas on portals such as GUVI which has amassed more than 18 Lakh students. The aim is to ameliorate learning and teaching methods while qualitatively upscaling our relationship with GUVI.”
GUVI offers technological skills that are in demand in the industry in regional languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, and Bengali besides English. GUVI is transforming lives by offering tech skills in the language which the students are familiar with throughout their lives and is bridging the gap between academia and industry.
About Zen Class Career Programs
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The Zen Class Career programs offer placement-oriented online boot camps in various in-demand domains, like Full-stack development, Data Science with Advanced Programming, Data Engineering, Business Analytics with Digital Marketing, Automation Testing, and UI/UX, among others. The program has a meticulous course curriculum and 360-degree career guidance from professional veterans.